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2013 SfN Science Journalism Student Award

The Society for Neuroscience wants to help two outstanding science journalism students attend the society’s annual meeting — the world’s largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. This year’s meeting will take place in San Diego on November 9-13.

This award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in or have recently completed (within the past calendar year) formal education in science or medical journalism; formal education in general journalism and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine; or formal education in a scientific or medical field and can adequately demonstrate the intent to primarily cover science or medicine.

The award will include complimentary meeting registration, four nights’ lodging, and $750 to help defray the expenses of attending. Additionally, recipients will be assigned a mentor who is an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting.

Details on eligibility and how to apply

Science Journalism Student Award
Department of Public Information
Society for Neuroscience
1121 14th Street, NW
Suite 1010
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 962-4000
Fax: (202) 962-4941
E-mail: pidaward@sfn.org
Web: Science Journalism Student Award
Deadline: October 4, 2013

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